Nintendo Wii: Major UK Department Store Selling One Wii Every Minute

The Nintendo Wii is currently flying off shelves at major UK department store, John Lewis.

The retail outlet has claimed in a recent press release that its shifting one Nintendo Wii console per minute in the run up to Christmas.

Department store, John Lewis has announced that it is selling one Nintendo Wii every minute as customers get ready for digital family gaming this Christmas.

Helen Keppel-Compton, head of consumer electronics for John Lewis says, “In a recent John Lewis Christmas study, 75% of respondents said that computer games proved the most popular with children beyond Christmas and last year sales of computer games soared a staggering 500%. The Wii is a great way of getting the whole family up and active, which is also reflected in our top three best selling games; Sports Resort and Motion, Winter Sports 2009 and Mario Kart and Wheel.”

– John Lewis, Press Release




  1. Wii owns them all. It’s because the PS3 and 360 are more for “hardcore gamers” and the wii is great for those looking to play with their families, and exercise.

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